Moneses Uniflora: Exclusive ltd edition etching and handmade artist’s book by Amanda Thomson

£200.00£275.00

To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women artists to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections.

Amanda Thomson's Moneses Uniflora consists of a print and a bookwork. The title refers to the Latin name for the one-flowered wintergreen, a rare plant that was the favourite flower of Mary McCallum Webster, a self-taught botanist who died in 1986.

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To mark Glasgow Women’s Library’s 21st anniversary, the Library commissioned 21 women artists to create new work inspired by items and artefacts in our collections.

One of each limited edition will join the GWL Archive Collection, while the rest are being sold to raise money for the Library. This is your chance to buy an exclusive artwork and support the Library’s work at the same time!

Amanda Thomson, Moneses Uniflora, 2012

Moneses Uniflora detail
Moneses Uniflora detail

Photopolymer etching with chine collé and handmade artist’s book, 33cm (w) x 49cm (h) (print) and A5, 24 pages (artist’s book)

Moneses Uniflora consists of a print and a bookwork. The title refers to the Latin name for the one-flowered wintergreen, which in the UK is a plant found in only a few places in the North East of Scotland. The wintergreens were the favourite flowers of Mary McCallum Webster, a self-taught botanist who died in 1986 and who wrote ‘The Flora of Morayshire’.

Moneses Uniflora, in a sense, is a homage to Mary McCallum Webster and women like her: often unknown and overlooked, but rare or special, and worthy of bringing to notice.

About Amanda Thomson

Amanda Thomson has a 1st class BA (hons) from the Glasgow School of Art and completed a Master of Fine Arts at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2008. Her creative practice is ideas and research-led and fuses traditional and digital printmaking techniques, photography, bookmaking, video, and installation. She is currently in the latter stages of an arts-practice led, interdisciplinary PhD. Her website is www.passingplace.com.

Buy Amanda Thomson’s Moneses Uniflora now

This print is available for £200, plus postage (£20 UK/£40 International). You can also buy the print directly at GWL.

The print is also available framed for £275. We are not able to send framed prints by post – we will contact you when the framed print is available to pick up.

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